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Take Action – California Travel Planning

California - Lassen National Forest Winter Travel PlanningThe Lassen National Forest recently published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) as part of their winter travel management planning process. This document compares different…
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WWA, USFS, Bogus Basin and MesoWest Install New Weather Station to Help Students Study Snow

“Studying mountain snowpack is vital to our quality of life” read a recent headline in the Idaho Statesman. The article explored research conducted by geoscientists at Boise State University and how snow provides 80% of the water across…
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Backcountry Scientist Project – Round Two

We are excited to begin our second season of working with volunteer backcountry scientists on the Helena National Forest. Winter Wildlands Alliance is coordinating with Wild Things Unlimited (WTU) and the Montana Wilderness Association, with…
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The Land and Water Conservation Fund is Back!

Today, there’s big news that benefits everyone who loves getting outside, whether it's to the backcountry or your local city park.The Land and Water Conservation Fund, hailed as America’s best conservation program, will be reauthorized…
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Newly Developed Leave No Trace Guidelines for Winter Snowsports

Winter backcountry recreation is on the rise. Advances in backcountry skiing and snowboarding equipment, improved access and the relentless search for fresh snow, solitude and adventure have driven more people into the backcountry in recent…
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Submit your Human-Powered Winter Films to Us

Do you have a film that embodies the joy of being in the Backcountry? Does it take place in Winter?  Are you using human power in your adventure?What are we looking for in a film?  We like winter faceshots and epic skiing but we also want…
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Help Us Speak Up For Your Public Lands

Right now, a battle is being waged over the West’s public lands, including many of the places we love to ski. Out-of-touch politicians backed by private interests like the American Lands Council want to transfer millions of acres of your land…
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2015 Grassroots Conference

  Photo courtesy of Jay Beyer Imaging2015 GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY CONFERENCE June 18-20 2015: American Mountaineering Center, Golden, Colorado Our sixth Grassroots Advocacy Conference took place June 18-20, 2015 in Golden, CO.  This…
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2015 Grassroots Advocacy Conference

Please join us June 18-20 in Golden CO for our sixth Grassroots Advocacy Conference.  This conference is an opportunity for individuals and organizations who care about winter recreation to gather to hear the latest on policy issues, network,…
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It’s here!

Today is a big day for the future of balance in the backcountry. Almost 10 years after the Forest Service issued the Travel Management Rule – directing the management of wheeled-vehicle use, but making management of snowmobiles optional –…
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Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization promoting and
preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports
experience on public lands.